Expectations vs Reality: Rome

I was really excited to go to Rome, as I had all these fantastical expectations. It was a place that always seemed romantic and exciting to me as a child, and I was really excited to finally visit in 2018.  It’s a beautiful city.There are parts of Rome which are very beautiful, but overall, I …

Expectations vs Reality: Singapore

Before I got the travel bug, there were only two places I ever really wanted to visit, Rome and Singapore. I had such expectations of both places, and I suppose in a way I had higher expectations of Singapore because I thought I'd never get to go. So, Singapore existed in my imagination as a …